A New Normal

Greetings in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ, As we and our community continue to work with the effects of the coronavirus, or Covid-19, I would like to take a moment to answer a couple of questions. The first is a question regarding why God would cause this virus. The answer is that God … More A New Normal

Faith Lutheran Church and Covid-19 3/17/2020

What an incredibly fluid situation we are in. Since yesterday’s announcement that we would go forward with Lenten Soup Supper and Service we have gotten more information. In light of this information we are canceling the soup supper portion of our Wednesday night. As we continue to review more information we will make announcements as … More Faith Lutheran Church and Covid-19 3/17/2020

Focus

There is never a time that your Pastor’s attention wavers from its laser beam-like focus on God’s Word. Well, except for basketball season. Oh yeah, and when driving cool cars. Or when something comes up with his wife or kids. Or friends. But other than that, laser beam focus. Yeah.  In seminary, I was taught … More Focus

On Any Sunday

There was an old documentary called, “On Any Sunday.” It was over motorcycle sports. I think it even won an academy award a long time ago. However, motorcycles aren’t my topic today. My topic is the title “On Any Sunday.” On any Sunday people sleep in. On any Sunday people enjoy time with their family. On any Sunday people … More On Any Sunday

Narrativium

One of my favorite authors is a British writer named Terry Pratchett. A thread that traveled through his books, was called narrativium. Narrativium was an element that all people had built into them. What Pratchett meant by using Narrativium was that a part of what made people into human beings was stories. The stronger the … More Narrativium

“Oh, give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good: for His steadfast love endure forever!”

“Oh, give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good: for His steadfast love endure forever!” (Psalm 118:29 ESV) Here we go! Holiday time is coming up fast. We have Halloween, oops I mean Reformation, and Thanksgiving, the ladies have the Gingerbread Bazaar that they work toward all year, then Advent, then Christmas, does it … More “Oh, give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good: for His steadfast love endure forever!”

The Water

The weather is turning warmer and the snow is beginning to melt in earnest. As we pray for those who have faced crisis created by spring floods releasing enormous amounts of water in melted snow and rain, we cannot help but to count our blessings here. The moisture this winter has been good for us. … More The Water